BlackBerry has updated its cross-platform messaging app BBM with a slew of new features and paid subscriptions. You can now pay a recurring fee of $0.99 per month to remove ads, and get a custom PIN for a separate monthly fee of $1.99. Show More Summary
BlackBerry is focusing on software this year more than ever. The smartphone maker is working hard to ship a bevy of cross-platform apps for mobile devices and desktops for business users. The company will release three bundles of apps,...Show More Summary
BlackBerry owners may not be as common as they once were, but there are still plenty of them out there. They’ll all be very glad to here that once they install the latest update to BlackBerry OS, which started rolling out yesterday, they’ll be able to start downloading Android apps. Show More Summary
Yesterday BlackBerry rolled out a major software update, giving BlackBerry users on BlackBerry 10 devices such as the Q5, Q10, Z3, Z10, and Z30 access to over 200,000 Android apps as well as features such as Blend and a Siri-like … Continue reading ?
BlackBerry is rolling out an OS update that brings Android apps to its current line of devices through the Amazon Appstore. BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 will arrive on the Z30, Z3, Z10, Q10, Q5, Passport, and Porsche Design P’9983 and P’9982 models. Show More Summary
BlackBerry Ltd (NASDAQ:BBRY) which has remained famous for its business phones, has rolled out a major software update, allowing the users of its entire suite of BlackBerry 10 devices such as the Z10, Q10 and Z30 to access Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Android applications using Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN)’s Amazon Appstore and a host of other features, including Blend. An […]
BlackBerry today said BlackBerry OS 10.3.1 is available for device owners to download. The latest version of BlackBerry's operating system includes the Amazon Appstore for Android apps and brings back keyboard shortcuts to devices with physical keyboards. Show More Summary
Canonical wants to move us away from the app-centric mobile experience. The mobile market is saturated. Any new entrants are doomed from the start. And if you need proof, just look at Windows Phone or BlackBerry. The problem is that you need an app ecosystem to gain market share, but you need market share in order to entice developers to your platform. Read Full Story
Immobiliare.it has announced that they have reached 2 million downloads of its iOS, Android, Windows Phone and Blackberry Apps.
Today, instant-delivery startup Postmates brought its app from mobile to the web. The move helps those on Windows Phone, Blackberry, or even those on iOS and Android but too lazy to pick up their phone to order. (Several TechCrunchers in the office have done this multiple times. Show More Summary
BlackBerry CEO John Chen recently made an absurd demand for “app neutrality.” Here’s why that desperate plea should spook BlackBerry investors.
A Blackberry CEO is speaking out on Net Neutrality — or rather, on an issue that isn’t mentioned in Net Neutrality, but that he thinks should be. As you may know if you own a mobile device, some apps are available only on some platforms,...Show More Summary
CEO John Chen's proposal sparks ridicule, including one person who compares it to forcing Disney to release "Frozen" on Laser Disc. read more
The App Store and Google Play both have more than 1.4 million apps available for download, while Windows Phone and BlackBerry owners are used to a much smaller selection of apps. That’s exactly what BlackBerry CEO John Chen finds discriminatory, so he wants US legislators to force developers to create apps for the failed BlackBerry platform. [...]
BlackBerry CEO John Chen: Unfortunately, not all content and applications providers have embraced openness and neutrality. Unlike BlackBerry, which allows iPhone users to download and use our BBM service, Apple does not allow BlackBerry or Android users to download Apple’s iMessage messaging service. Show More Summary
If you hadn't noticed, BlackBerry isn't doing so well in the company's battle to maintain relevance in a mobile ecosystem dominated by Apple and Google. While the company maintains a small but vocal component of fans, efforts to launch...Show More Summary
BlackBerry has jumped into the debate on net neutrality the way that BlackBerry does just about everything these days: ass-backwards. Last night, BlackBerry CEO John Chen wrote a blog post that contorted the standard definition of net...Show More Summary
BlackBerry is doing its best to mount a comeback in the face of overwhelming competition from iOS and Android devices. The BlackBerry Classic is a step in the right direction, but the fact remains that app support is a huge problem, and porting apps...
Amidst the hoopla of Microsoft's Windows 10 event yesterday, I missed a thoughtful letter posted on the BlackBerry blog. CEO John Chen penned it, sharing his thoughts with the FCC on…